Establishing successful sustainable
research and science education programs is Dr. Michael Lichtenstein’s career
focus. In 2001 he led the team that created the San Antonio Masters of Science
in Clinical Investigation Degree, the first non-departmentally based program at
the UT Health Science Center.
2011, Dr. Lichtenstein coordinated development of a joint Translational Science
PhD between the UT Health Science Center and three other academic components of
the UT System (UT San Antonio, UT Austin, and UT School of Public
As technologies and
learning platforms/methods rapidly evolve, Dr. Lichtenstein is excited in contributing to the
growing experience and body of knowledge focused on how to prepare a diverse
workforce for successful clinical and translational science careers.
Pruski LA, Blanco SL, Riggs RA, Grimes KK, Fordtran CW, Barbola GM,
Cornell JE, Lichtenstein MJ. Construct
Validation of the Self-Efficacy Teaching and Knowledge Instrument for
Science Teachers-Revised (SETAKIST-R): Lessons Learned. J Sci Teacher Educ. 2013;24:1133-1156.
CH, Espinoza SE, Lichtenstein MJ, Hazuda HP. Health literacy associations between Hispanic elderly patients and their caregivers.Health literacy associations between Hispanic elderly patients and their caregivers. J Health Commun. 2013;18 Suppl 1:256-72.
Pienta KJ, Gelato MC, Lichtenstein MJ. Forging the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). Clin Transl Sci. 2012 Apr;5(2):117-8.
Toepperwein MA, Pruski LA, Blalock CL, Lemelle OR, Lichtenstein MJ. Getting the Word Out: Teaching Middle-School Children about Cardiovascular Disease.. J Clin Lipidol. 2008 Jun;2(3):179-88.
Lichtenstein MJ, Pruski LA, Marshall CE, Blalock CL, Liu Y, Plaetke R. Do middle school students really have fixed images of elders? J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2005 Jan;60(1):S37-47.